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Simferopol (Crimea, Ukraine)

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From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry: "Rectangular panel with ratio 2:3 consists of three vertical strips - blue, white and red in the ratio 1:3:1. In the center of white strip is city emblem."
Dov Gutterman, 17 June 2008

Flag Project

image by Eugene Ipavec, 24 May 2006

On <>, there are projects of flag and coat of arms of Simpheropol - the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in Ukraina. The flag of Crimea is the same without the yellow triangle.
Unofficial symbology of the triangle:
- honey;
- natural wealths of Crimea;
- centre of the peninsula;
- Russian - Ukrainian - Crimean Tatars.
Mikhail Revnivtsev, 22 and 25 May 2006

Coat of Arms

image by Eugene Ipavec, 16 June 2006

Inscription in Russian is Gorod Pol'zy (Город Пользы - City of Profit). Name of this city "Simferopol`" derives from greek name Sympheropolis, based words symphero (collect together) and polis (town, city).
Mikhail Revnivtsev and Antonio Martins-Tuvalkin, 16 June and 1 July 2006

A shield is at the site of Ukrainian Heraldry: "It was confirmed in December, 14th, 2006 by the decision #138 of city council session. Per fess by argent abaised wavy barrulet on azure and gules. Or bee; or scythian bowl.".
Dov Gutterman, 17 June 2008

The City

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry: "It appeared in the 3d century B.C. as a Scythian town - Neapol'. Since the XVII century it was a Tartars settlement Ak-Mechet'. After joining Russian Empire the town has got the name of Simferopol'."
Dov Gutterman, 17 June 2008